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 Thank you to all who participated in our security survey. We hit our goal for our response rate this year and are excited about the information we received.

After a year of changes many business owners are pondering their dreams of deals after a record year for global tech.  With the major changes and disruptions that took place in 2020 and 2021 many companies have not only innovated but created opportunities in the market.  With so much technology adoption,

Every successful executive and entrepreneur will tell you, their most important asset is their network,  and not their social media network but the network of people they actually know and work with.  Not only does relationship building pertain to individuals it also plays a huge role in a businesses success. 

After missing a year due to the pandemic Harry met up with Rico and Steve from Help Desk Cavalary to recap the IT Nation Conference.  After a full agenda of educational classes, hallway 101, and an exhibit hall both Rico and Steve said “ It was great to be back  after two years getting to see people, shaking hands and talking along  side them.” 

As of November 1st Microsoft changed its minimum version requirements for connecting Outlook for Windows to Office 365.    Outlook 2013 Service Pack 1 and later will be able to connect to Microsoft 365, however, older versions will no longer be able to connect to these services.  With these changes Microsoft is hoping to improve security of it services.

As in person meetings and events resume all over the United States, many conferences are implementing another layer of health securities.  To provide ease and bring confidence to attendees many conferences are introducing pre event, onsite, rapid Covid-19 antigen testing for attendees.  Harry Brelsford recently attended the Acronis conference where he experienced onsite conference testing first hand. 

Weather you are a big MSP, small MSP, just opened or been in business for many years your business can operate at a high maturity level.  The key to operating at a high maturity is less about revenue and more about having a plan for the future, agility, scalability, and growth.  With operational maturity or functioning at a higher level of efficiency

With security threats on the rise (there has been a 300% increase this year in ransomware attacks), many small and medium businesses are concerned they may be next.  To address this concern Microsoft has designed Microsoft Defender for business which is an new endpoint security solution that brings enterprise grade security to small and medium businesses. 

The channel has grown and changed over the years from VARs and Resellers to Solution Providers or MSPs.  With the vast shift over the years some wonder if we should even be called “the channel” anymore.   

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SMB Nation Webinar  December 9th, 2021 

Dr. Barb at the International Association of IT Asset Management (IAITAM) said it best: “If you are not managing your IT assets, you are not managing your business properly.”

Join us as we point toward 2022 with a renew commitment to IT asset management best practices. That includes lifecycle management from start-to-finish, extending hardware asset life